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Chester County, SC

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
EASTERN CHESTER COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 300 AM EDT

* AT 1249 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
RADAR ESTIMATED OVER 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST
HOUR...INCLUDING IN SOME AREAS WHERE 2 OR MORE INCHES OF RAIN ARE
ESTIMATED TO HAVE FALLEN TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN THE AREA FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.
LOCALIZED MINOR FLOODING IS LIKELY...PARTICULARLY IN POORLY DRAINED
AREAS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
INCLUDE...BLACKSTOCK...CEDAR CREEK RESERVOIR...FISHING CREEK
RESERVOIR...FORT LAWN...GREAT FALLS...GREAT FALLS RESERVOIR AND
RICHBURG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. MINOR FLOODING
OF FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS CAN ALSO BE
EXPECTED.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

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LAT...LON 3465 8089 3457 8087 3454 8088 3454 8100
3456 8122 3482 8105 3482 8089 3477 8086
3474 8087 3470 8085

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